BC Public Service
Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources
Mineral Potential Geoscientist
An exciting opportunity to apply your expertise in this career building role
Salary $65,367.78 - $81,773.78 annually
The Mines Competitiveness and Authorizations Division is responsible for developing and regulating the thriving, globally competitive, safe, and environmentally responsible exploration and mining sector, significantly benefitting all British Columbians.
The British Columbia Geological Survey (BCGS) links government, the minerals industry, and communities to the province’s geology and mineral resources. The BCGS generates, disseminates, and archives British Columbia’s geoscience data to stimulate investment and provide knowledge to society’s decision makers for responsible land and resource management. The BCGS is a leader in public government geoscience, providing geological and geomorphological information to all through traditional reports, maps, and databases, which can be freely accessed online.
The Mineral Potential Geoscientist is an integral part of a team responsible for the development, operation, maintenance and enhancement of the BCGS geoscience databases and applications. This position focuses on using geoscience databases, applications, technology and emerging data science to develop and deliver dynamic and innovative mineral potential assessments in the province of British Columbia. The position provides deliverables and expert geoscience advice to government, industry, communities, and the public for land use decisions.
Qualifications for this role include:
To learn more, including how to apply online by December 8, 2019 please visit: